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Sesshin Poem nr. 2

(plus some photos and sound recordings taken at the January 2004 Osesshin in Hokuozan Sogenji)

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Calligrafies by Shodo Harada Roshi

There's only one real weapon 
Against noise 
And that is true silence 
Which is not a weapon at all 
It's Mahakashyapa's smile 
It's the flower 
The hand that holds the flower 
The smile noticing the smile 
The meeting of those two minds 
Into one 
One by one

zen, zazen, meditation, retreat, Cluj-Napoca, Hokuozan Sogenji, Shodo Harada Roshi
Hokuozan Sogenji Zen Monastery Germany




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Right View

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zen, zazen, meditation, retreat, Cluj-Napoca, Hokuozan Sogenji, Shodo Harada Roshi



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Enter without shoes & ego


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zen, zazen, meditation, retreat, Cluj-Napoca, Hokuozan Sogenji, Shodo Harada Roshi
Soundscape of a Zen Monastery

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Shrine at Hokuozan Sogenji and in the Hungary Zendo

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zen, zazen, meditation, retreat, Cluj-Napoca, Hokuozan Sogenji, Shodo Harada Roshi
A Tenzo's Dream

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Simple Life

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Mahayana

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zen, zazen, meditation, retreat, Cluj-Napoca, Hokuozan Sogenji, Shodo Harada Roshi
Oryoki - Just Enough

zen, zazen, meditation, retreat, Cluj-Napoca, Hokuozan Sogenji, Shodo Harada Roshi

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